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Recession Has Surprising Effect on Workplace Injuries – Lower injury rates do not mean safer workplaces

Recession Has Surprising Effect on Workplace Injuries – Lower injury rates do not mean safer workplaces

The recession may be having a surprising effect on fatal and non-fatal workplace injuries. According to 2008 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), fatal work injuries dropped by more than 10 percent from 2007 to 2008. But this does not mean that workplaces are safer. BLS acknowledges[...]

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